Canada Snowboard Guide Training program in Whistler, B.C.

Improve your snowboard skills with this Ski Guide Training program in Whistler, B.C., Canada.

 
Activities
Snowboarding
Duration
182 days
Price
CAD$6,500 to 7,500
 
 
Canada Snowboard Guide Training program in Whistler, B.C.

An on-snow and hands-on program that teaches students in-depth backcountry skills including backcountry route planning, crevasse rescue, avalanche safety training, and guiding amongst many other exciting elements. Throughout the program, students train in alpine terrain, building a resume of trips and backcountry experiences that also support preparing for the prerequisites needed to enter into an ACMG / UIAGM Ski Guide level, if this path is chosen. All students can work in Canada while on a study permit with WAS.

Who is this Canada Snowboard Guide Training program in Whistler, B.C. for?
Focused towards the experienced skier/snowboarder with some backcountry experience who wants to gain further knowledge for their own and others safety and/or is looking to get prepared for their ACMG/IFMGA Guide exams.

Price Includes

  • Tuition fee

Price Excludes

  1. Admission fee
  2. Textbook fee
  3. Technical Mountaineering Equipment Rental (Optional)

What to expect

SKI & SNOWBOARD GUIDE TRAINING PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Backcountry ski/snowboard touring and high-elevation glacier touring
Steep skiing and glade steep skiing
Route planning, navigation and forecasting for backcountry guiding trips
Relevant rope work and climbing skills
Crevasse rescue with teams and self-rescue
Rappelling from rock horn anchors into the couloir
Winter camping skills
Risk Management protocols and safety for clients
Guiding clients professionalism

CERTIFICATIONS OBTAINED
PTIB Accredited Diploma
Canadian Avalanche Safety Levels 1 and 2 (AST1 and AST2)

PROGRAM START DATE
November 2024

WAS GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 18 years old
Proficient in English
Must be able to ski/snowboard to an advanced Level (confident advanced slopes, off-piste, varied conditions)

 

Canada Snowboard Guide Training program in Whistler, B.C.: From CAD$6,500 to CAD$7,500 for 182 days

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CAD$6,500 to CAD$7,500 182 days
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